Lindsey Vonn Stars In ESPN's Basic Instinct ShootS

It's cool that ESPN: The Magazine put a female athlete on the cover of the Movie Issue, but why did Lindsey Vonn have to be photographed as Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct?

In a behind-the-scenes clip, Vonn confesses that her favorite movie is Gladiator. Yet instead of photographing her as a Roman warrior, the magazine gussied her up as a character most known for exposing her pubic hair. The message: Even if a female athlete has a gold medal, never forget she also has a vagina!

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Lindsey Vonn Remakes Basic Instinct [ESPN]